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parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
linguistic - pertaining to language
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
mauve - pale purple
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated